Technomics: The Theory of Industrial Evolution

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CRC Press, 18/09/2006 - 256 páginas
Have you ever wondered about the forces behind globalization, mass customization, just in time delivery, virtual companies, and perfect information? Providing a platform to understand and navigate our rapidly advancing world, Techonomics: The Theory of Industrial Evolution explains the relationship between technology, economy, and organizati

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Índice

Chapter 1 Introduction to Techonomics
3
Chapter 2 Seeing the World through Transactions
19
A Techonomic Perspective of History
29
A Timeline
31
Chapter 4 Creating Techonomic Metrics
45
Techonomics at the Turn of the TwentyFirst Century
85
Chapter 5 The First Three Laws of TwentyFirstCentury Techonomics
87
Chapter 6 Emerging TwentyFirst Century Techonomic Business Models
103
Chapter 8 Techonomic Market Crises and Recommendations
157
Chapter 9 The Techonomic Future
183
Afterword
205
Terminology Related to Techonomics
209
Example of Process for Developing a Techonomic Metric
217
Index
219
Other Related Titles
225
Back cover
227

Chapter 7 Emerging Techonomic Trends
133
Postindustrial Challenges and Techonomics Answers
155

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Página 205 - But, by acting according to the dictates of our moral faculties, we necessarily pursue the most effective means for promoting the happiness of mankind, and may therefore be said in some sense, to co-operate with the Deity, and to advance as far as in our power, the plan of providence.
Página 205 - By acting according to their dictates we may be said, in some sense, to cooperate with the Deity, and to advance, as far as in our power, the plan of Providence. By acting otherwise, on the contrary, we seem to obstruct, in some measure, the scheme which the Author of Nature has established for the happiness and perfection of the world, and to declare ourselves in some measure the enemies of God.
Página 198 - free enterprise" means an economic system characterized by private or corporate ownership of capital goods, by investments that are determined by private decision rather than state control and by prices, production, and the distribution of goods that are determined in a free manner.
Página 88 - Gordon Moore, co-founder of Intel, observed in 1965 that the number of transistors per square inch on integrated circuits had doubled every year since the invention of integrated circuits.
Página 198 - A system or condition of society in which the means of production are owned and controlled by the state 3.
Página 198 - an economic system characterized by private or corporate ownership of capital goods, by investments that are determined by private decision rather than by state control, and by prices, production, and the distribution of goods that are determined mainly by competition in a free market," a more appropriate subtitle would have been "The Koch'ang Kims and Japanese Industrial Expansion in Colonial Korea.
Página 91 - Metcalf's law states that the "value" or "power" of a network increases in proportion to the square of the number of nodes on the network.

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H. Lee Martin

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